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Fantastic commuter connections on the doorstep of Goldsmiths University

"There's such a buzz around Goldsmiths University..12 minutes to Charing Cross, easy road connections to Essex and property that provides excellent value..."

Chris Venter

"Hop on a train from New Cross Gate Station direct to Shoreditch and stations close to the City and Canary Wharf."

Divyesh Bhanderi

"New Cross is as arty and cultural as Shoreditch and Soho, but with a strong South London identity..."

Chris Venter

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Where do New Cross locals go?

Brockley Market

Award-winning, bustling market selling seasonal produce and delicious street food.

The Gantry

This delightful restaurant and bar is cosy inside during the winter, yet there's an amazing garden for the summer months.

Masthouse Terrace Pier River Bus

An alternative commute into town or just a pure pleasure cruise, experience a reliable service with an onboard bar and coffee shop.

The Greenwich Vintage Market

Some great unusual finds here and it's open every day of the week!

The Point

One of the most secluded spots with amazing views over London. Not a tourist in sight and the perfect place for a picnic too.

Tai Won Mein

The craziest Chinese serving the BIGGEST plates of food one has ever seen!

Peyton and Byrne

Delicious cakes, good quality coffee and freshly baked bread to take away - all in welcoming surroundings with trendy décor.

The Pier Fish & Chips

Traditional fish and chips in Greenwich!

Papa Charlie

Mediterranean food in the heart of Greenwich along bustling Greenwich Church Street. A wide and varied menu of dishes and cuisines and a great place for all the family.

Hardys

Hardys sweet shop in the centre of Greenwich is just like Willy Wonka's!!

The Gipsy Moth

An after work pint after a tough day in The Wharf? The Gypsy Moth pub is a favourite mooring. With riverside vistas and historical importance, Greenwich is best enjoyed with a pint of Meantime.

Greenwich Market

A busy market with delicious food stalls and unusual gifts. Something for everyone!

Al Pancino at The Spread Eagle

Amazing food and service. The best Italian food in Greenwich.

Cutty Sark

Tourists flock from all over the world to see the Cutty Sark. You can get up close to the clipper and visit the museum of her history.

Heap's Sausages

Head here for the best breakfast in Greenwich! A great local family-run business...

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"Peckham once boasted many orchards and gardens - local produce included melons, figs and grapes!"

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  1. About New Cross

    New Cross is a district and ward of South London in the London Borough of Lewisham. It is situated 4 miles south-east of Charing Cross. The ward covered by London post town and the SE14 postcode district. New Cross is near St Johns, Telegraph Hill, Nunhead, Peckham, Brockley, Deptford and Greenwich. New Cross is home to Goldsmiths, University of London, Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College and Addey and Stanhope School. New Cross Gate, on the west of New Cross, is named after the New Cross tollgate, established in 1718 by the New Cross Turnpike Trust. It is the location of New Cross Gate station. New Cross Gate corresponds to the manor and district formerly known as Hatcham.

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